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Apr 21, 2019 Edgar Allan Poe
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Edgar Allan Poe is best known for his famous short horror stories; however, horror is not the only genre in which he wrote. How To Write a Blackwood Article and its companion piece A Predicament are satirical works exploring the pieces of the formula generally seen in short horror stories ("articles") found in the Scottish periodical "Blackwood's Magazine" and the successful misapplication of said formula by - horrors! - a woman author! - respectively. Read by Catharine...
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Apr 17, 2019 Ferdinand Ossendowski
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LibriVox recording of Beasts, Men and Gods, by Ferdinand Ossendowski. Read by Mark F. Smith. “Beasts, Men and Gods” is an account of an epic journey, filled with perils and narrow escapes, in the mold of “The Lord of the Rings.” The difference is: it’s all true. Ferdinand Ossendowski was a Pole who found himself in Siberia and on the losing side during the Bolshevik Revolution. To escape being rounded up and shot, he set out with a friend to reach the Pacific, there to take ship back...
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Topics: librivox, audiobook, memoirs, history, Siberia, travel, adventure, Bolshevik Revolution
Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
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Apr 16, 2019 Frank Froest
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LibriVox recording of The Grell Mystery. Reading by Christine Blachford. Mr Robert Grell, millionaire and socialite, is found murdered in his study on a stormy evening. It's up to Heldon Foyle, the detective, to unravel the mystery. (Summary by Christine Blachford) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. Download M4B (213MB)
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Apr 15, 2019 R. Austin Freeman
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Librivox recording of The Mystery of 31 New Inn by R. Austin Freeman. Read by LibriVox Volunteers. Jeffrey Blackmore suspiciously made two wills, both deceptively alike, but still, in a cunning way, completely different. John Thorndyke, equally cunning and smart, smells something fishy. With stylish cool and logic, he leads the story up to its marvelous and fully credible climax. (Summary by Neeru Iyer) For more free audiobooks, or to become a volunteer reader, please visit librivox.org ....
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Topics: librivox, audiobooks, fiction, mystery
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Apr 15, 2019 Voltaire
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Librivox recording of Candide by Voltaire. Read by Ted Delorme Candide is a relentless, brutal assault on government, society, religion, education, and, above all, optimism. Dr. Pangloss teaches his young students Candide and Cunegonde that everything in this world is for the best, a sentiment they cling to as the world steps in to teach them otherwise. The novel is brilliant, hilarious, blasphemous. . . and Voltaire never admitted to writing it. (Summary by Ted Delorme) CD booklet Album Art CD...
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Topics: librivox, audiobook, literature, satire, philosophy, religion, critic
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Apr 14, 2019 John Arthur Ransome Marriott
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LibriVox recording of England Since Waterloo by John Arthur Ransome Marriott. Read in English by Pamela Nagami "England Since Waterloo" by Sir John Arthur Ransome Marriott (1859-1945) was first published in 1913 and went through many editions. The author taught history at Worcester College, Oxford for thirty-six years and served as a Conservative member of Parliament for fifteen. "England Since Waterloo" begins with the defeat of Napoleon who, Marriott writes, was impotent...
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Topics: librivox, audiobooks, British Empire, Ireland, Queen Victoria, Crimean War, chartists, william...
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Apr 13, 2019 Henry Kuttner
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LibriVox recording of The Creature From Beyond Infinity , by Henry Kuttner. Read by Mark Nelson. A lone space traveler arrives on Earth seeking a new planet to colonize, his own world dead. At the same time a mysterious plague has infected Earth that will wipe out all life. Can a lone scientist stop the plague and save the world? Or will the alien find himself on another doomed planet? (Summary by Mark Nelson) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS...
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Apr 11, 2019 Alexandre Dumas
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LibriVox recording of The Count of Monte Cristo, by Alexandre Dumas. Read by David Clarke. Le Comte de Monte-Cristo is an adventure novel and one of the author's most popular works. He completed the work in 1844. The story takes place in France, Italy, islands in the Mediterranean and in the Levant during the historical events of 1815-1838 (from just before the Hundred Days to the reign of Louis-Philippe of France). It deals with themes of hope, justice, vengeance, mercy and forgiveness. The...
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Topics: LibriVox, audiobook, Fiction, Historical, Adventure, Swashbuckling, Revenge, Forgiveness, Napoleon,...
Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
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Apr 9, 2019 Bernal Díaz del Castillo
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LibriVox recording of Historia verdadera de la conquista de la Nueva España by Bernal Díaz del Castillo. Read in Spanish by Tux Bernal Díaz del Castillo, conquistador español, participó en la conquista de México. En su Historia verdadera de la conquista de la Nueva España apura las verdades, sin omitir los problemas, para dejar claro cual fue su actitud y la de los otros conquistadores. La historia se presenta en un modo brillante que ha apasionado siempre a los lectores. - Summary by...
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Apr 1, 2019 Harriet Beecher Stowe
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Librivox recording of Uncle Tom's Cabin by Harriet Beecher Stowe. Read by John Greenman. Among the most "banned" books in the United States, Uncle Tom’s Cabin; or, Life Among the Lowly is a novel by American author Harriet Beecher Stowe which treats slavery as a central theme. Stowe was a Connecticut-born teacher at the Hartford Female Academy and an active abolitionist. The novel is believed to have had a profound effect on the North’s view of slavery. In fact, when he met...
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Topics: librivox, audiobook, literature, stowe, uncle tom
Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
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Mar 30, 2019 Edgar Rice Burroughs
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LibriVox recording of The Gods of Mars, by Edgar Rice Burroughs. Read by JD. The Gods of Mars is a 1918 Edgar Rice Burroughs science fiction novel, the second of his famous Barsoom series. It can be said that the novel set the tone for much science fiction to come. Its influence can clearly be seen in franchises such as Star Trek and Farscape. While Burroughs no doubt borrowed liberally from the pulp fiction of his day, particularly westerns and swashbuckling tales, the pacing and themes set...
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Mar 28, 2019 E. Nesbit
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Librivox recording of Railway Children by E. Nesbit. Read by Karen Savage Edith Nesbit's classic story, in which three children, pulled suddenly from their comfortable suburban life, move to the country with their mother, where they come to know and love the ways of the railways. (Summary by Karen Savage) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For...
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Topics: librivox, audiobook, literature, children, trains
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Mar 28, 2019 Henry Adams
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LibriVox recording of Democracy - An American Novel by Henry Adams. Read by Nicholas Clifford Not until after his death in 1918 was it revealed that Henry Adams was the anonymous author of Democracy, which had been published to great acclaim in 1880. Though the book avoids dates and the characters are fictitious, the setting is no doubt that of Washington in the 1870s, the age of Presidents Grant and Hayes. The young widow, Madeleine Lee, wealthy and independent, is the protagonist, who leaves...
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Topics: Librivox, audiobook, English, American, Fiction, Politics
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Mar 28, 2019 William Shakespeare
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LibriVox recording of Julius Caesar, by William Shakespeare. William Shakespeare's The Tragedy of Julius Caesar, based on true events, concerns the conspiracy against Julius Caesar, his assassination in 44 BC, and its immediate aftermath. Probably written in 1599 and among the first of Shakespeare's plays to be performed at the Globe Theater, Julius Caesar is one of his best-known dramas and has received innumerable performances throughout the centuries. (Summary by Laurie Anne Walden after...
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Topics: Tragedy, history, Rome, play, drama, theater, Librivox, audiobook, literature
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Mar 25, 2019 World English Bible
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LibriVox recording of World English Bible by World English Bible. Read in English by Winfred Wardell Henson The Holy Bible derived from the American Standard Bible of 1901. - Summary by Winfred Wardell Henson For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio books or to become a volunteer reader, visit LibriVox.org . M4B Audiobook 01-06...
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Topics: librivox, audiobooks, God, Jesus, life, salvation, heaven, redemption, prophet, hell, holy, truth,...
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Mar 21, 2019 John Cleland
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LibriVox recording of Fanny Hill, Memoirs of a Woman of Pleasure by John Cleland. Fanny Hill: Memoirs of a Woman of Pleasure (1749) was the first widely-read English novel in the genre "Erotica." It was written by John Cleland as he was serving hard time at a debtor's prison in London. Over the centuries, the novel has been repeatedly banned by authorities, assuring its preeminent role in the history of the ongoing struggle against censorship of free expression. Until Fanny Hill ,...
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Topics: librivox, literature, audiobook, erotica, banned books
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Mar 18, 2019 Various
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LibriVox recording of Short Science Fiction Collection 032 Science Fiction is speculative literature that generally explores the consequences of ideas which are roughly consistent with nature and scientific method, but are not facts of the author’s contemporary world. The stories often represent philosophical thought experiments presented in entertaining ways. Protagonists typically “think” rather than “shoot” their way out of problems, but the definition is flexible because there are...
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Topics: short stories, science fiction, beck, westlake, constant, edmondson, arthur, simak, miller, kallis,...
Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
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Mar 17, 2019 Louis Couperus
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LibriVox opname van Herakles van Louis Couperus. Gelezen door Marcel Coenders. Dat Couperus' nieuwste werk ‘Herakles’ een roman in twee deelen heet, zal wel een uitgevers-wensch zijn. Het is de omdichting der mythe tot een modern verhaal, een nieuwe beleving der aloude vertelling, in scène gezet met heel het naturalistisch décor en de hoogdravende prozamuziek, naar de gegevens ook van beeldhouwwerken en muurschilderingen, al waarover onze groote regisseur van mythologische...
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Mar 16, 2019 William Wolfe Capes
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LibriVox recording of The Roman Empire of the Second Century: Or, The Age of the Antonines by William Wolfe Capes. Read in English by Pamela Nagami This short overview of the Roman Empire from AD 96-180 opens as the murderers of Domitian raise to power the wise old senator, Nerva. Ignoring assassination rumors, his successor, the brave soldier Trajan, "went about the streets almost unguarded" and was easy of access to all classes. He was followed by the brilliant, gay emperor,...
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Topics: librivox, audiobooks, Christianity, Roman Empire, marcus aurelius, Plutarch, eusebius, trajan,...
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Mar 16, 2019 George Eliot
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LibriVox recording of Silas Marner by George Eliot. Read by Tadhg Reputed as Eliot’s favourite novel Silas Marner is set in the early years of the 19th century. Marner, a weaver, is a member of a small congregation in Lantern Yard. Falsely accused of a crime he didn’t commit, he leaves his home and lives a solitary life near the village of Raveloe. Dedicating his life to weaving and hoarding gold for the next fifteen years, circumstances beyond his control shape his destiny and help to...
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Topics: librivox, audiobooks, English literature, George Eliot, fiction, religion, Weaver, Ravaloe, Miser,...
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Mar 16, 2019 Mark Twain
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LibriVox recording of The Adventures of Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain. Read by John Greenman. The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (published 1876) is a very well-known and popular story concerning American youth. Mark Twain's lively tale of the scrapes and adventures of boyhood is set in St. Petersburg, Missouri, where Tom Sawyer and his friend Huckleberry Finn have the kinds of adventures many boys can imagine: racing bugs during class, impressing girls, with fights and stunts in the schoolyard, getting...
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Mar 14, 2019 Henry Beston
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LibriVox recording of The Firelight Fairy Book, by Henry Beston. One pleasant summer day, as the fairy-tale lover sat reading a book beneath the low spreading branches of an oak tree, he heard a hum of wings, and looking up startled from his book, he discovered the Fairy Goldenwand standing close by. "Are you still seeking new fairy tales?" said the Fairy Goldenwand. "Yes," said the reader. "Will you write them down if I tell you some really new ones?" said the...
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Topics: children, fairy tales, librivox, audiobooks
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Mar 11, 2019 Maria Thompson Daviess
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LibriVox recording of The Daredevil by Maria Thompson Daviess. Read in English by LikeManyWaters Roberta, daughter of an American soldier and a French marquise, is returning to the childhood home of her father after his death in the Great War. Upon reaching New York she realizes that her Uncle, a woman-hater, has confused the genders of her and her small crippled brother. In order to please her Uncle and ensure medical treatment for Pierre, she becomes "Robert", his nephew. In her new...
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Topics: librivox, audiobooks, culture, romance, espionage, World War I, WWI, spies, disguise, love, family,...
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Mar 10, 2019 Anthony Trollope
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LibriVox recording of Lady Anna, by Anthony Trollope. Read by Simon Evers. When it appeared in 1874, Lady Anna met with little success, and positively outraged the conservative - `This is the sort of thing the reading public will never stand...a man must be embittered by some violent present exasperation who can like such disruptions of social order as this.' (Saturday Review) - although Trollope himself considered it `the best novel I ever wrote! Very much! Quite far away above all others!!!'...
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Mar 8, 2019 Stendhal
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LibriVox recording of The Chartreuse of Parma, by Stendhal. Read by Antony Brown. This book is more often called The Charterhouse of Parma in English, because "Charterhouse" is the English word for a Carthusian monastery, whereas "Chartreuse" is the French word. The book tells the life of a Lombard nobleman, born soon after the appearance of Napoleon's army in Italy. He has many adventures in love, war, politics, and the Church. The politics and the Church part of his life...
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Topics: LibriVox, audiobook, Italy, Napoleonic era, court intrigue, Bildungsroman, adventure, love, tragedy
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Mar 7, 2019 Robert Louis Stevenson
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Librivox recording of Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson. Read by Adrian Praetzellis. A mysterious map, pirates, and pieces of eight! When young Jim Hawkins finds a map to pirates’ gold he starts on an adventure that takes him from his English village to a desert island with the murderous Black Dog, half-mad Ben Gunn, and (of course) Long John Silver. Arr Jim lad! R.L. Stevenson (1850-1894) was born in Scotland and travelled extensively in California and the south Pacific. (Summary by...
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Topics: librivox, audiobooks, pirates, Stevenson, treasure, children's literature
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Mar 7, 2019 LibriVox Volunteers
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Index of pages containing M4B files created by LibriVox Volunteers. UPDATE - 22 FEB 2015 Thanks to an improvement by folks at Internet Archive, M4B files can now be stored together with the other Librivox audio files without causing problems. We will not adding to these pages any more. Main ( 1.7 GB) English page 1 ( 74.5 GB) English page 1A (152 GB) English page 1B ( 30.1 GB) English page 2 (112 GB) English page 3 (137 GB) English page 4 ( 76.6 GB) English page 5 ( 30.7 GB) English page 6 (...
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Topics: M4B, Librivox, Audiobooks, iPods
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Mar 7, 2019 Bram Stoker
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LibriVox recording of Dracula, by Bram Stoker. The classic vampire story by Bram Stoker revolves around a struggle between good and evil, tradition and modernity, and lust versus chastity. The author didn't invent vampires, but his novel has so captured the public's imagination that he is rightly considered their popularizer. Listen and you will meet not only the Count himself, but heroes Jonathan Harker and Abraham Van Helsing, plus an array of madmen, psychiatrists, and fair maidens who cross...
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Mar 5, 2019 Various
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LibriVox recording of X Minus One Project, by Various. This is a collection of public domain science fiction stories which were turned into half-hour plays for the classic mid-1950's American radio series, X Minus One. All of these stories were added to Project Gutenberg via Greg Weeks and crew at Distributed Proofreaders.(Summary by BellonaTimes) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the...
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Mar 4, 2019 Louis Couperus
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Librivox audioboek van Eline Vere; Een Haagsche roman door Louis Couperus.(1863-1923) De 19e eeuwse klassieker Eline Vere speelt in de gegoede kringen van Den Haag. Eline is een jonge, mooie maar labiele vrouw die zich veel van het leven voorstelt en een levendige fantasie heeft. De werkelijkheid valt haar telkens tegen en ze vlucht weg van de realiteit. (Samenvatting door Carola Janssen) Voor meer gratis audioboeken (in meer dan 20 talen) of om zelf vrijwilliger te worden, ga naar librivox.org...
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Mar 3, 2019 Stephen Crane
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Librivox recording of The Red Badge of Courage; An Episode of the American Civil War. There comes a time in the course of battle when a participant casts his fate to the gods of war, and carries on without question, the task at hand. Living, dying, right or wrong, can be contemplated later. The spirit of the bayonet takes over and carries the youth through the crucible of battle to emerge a short time later several ages older. Stephen Cranes classic novel gives us a glimpse into the mind of a...
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Mar 2, 2019 Various
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LibriVox recording of Short Story Collection Vol 078 by Various. Read in English by Peter Thomlinson; Dale Grothmann; Josh Kibbey; M Cunniam; Michael; Lynne T; Foon; Wayne Cooke; Chris Pyle; Colleen McMahon A diverse collection of short stories selected and read in English by Librivox readers. The ever-popular detective stories of Arthur Conan Doyle, including the demise of Sherlock Holmes, the quirky Ambrose Bierce and Bill Nye and the wistful Soul of the Violin will keep you entertained and...
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Mar 1, 2019 Philip K. Dick
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LibriVox recording of The Variable Man, by Philip K. Dick. Read by Gregg Margarite (1957-2012). Predictability has come a long way. The computers of the future can tell you if you’re going to win a war before you fire a shot. Unfortunately they’re predicting perpetual standoff between the Terran and Centaurian Empires. What they need is something unpredictable, what they get is Thomas Cole, a man from the past accidently dragged forward in time. Will he fit their calculations, or is he the...
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Feb 27, 2019 Jesse Lynch Williams
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LibriVox dramatic recording of Why Marry? by Jesse Lynch Williams. Why Marry? is a comedy, which "tells the truth about marriage". We find a family in the throes of proving the morality of marriage to a New Age Woman. Can the family defend marriage to this self-supporting girl? Will she be convinced that marriage is the ultimate sacredness of a relationship or will she hold to her perception that marriage is the basis of separating two lovers. "Why Marry?" won the first...
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Feb 21, 2019 Dorothy Canfield Fisher
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LibriVox recording of Understood Betsy, by Dorothy Canfield Fisher. Read by Lee Ann Howlett. Understood Betsy is a 1916 novel for children by Dorothy Canfield Fisher. The story tells of Elizabeth Ann, a 9-year-old orphan who goes from a sheltered existence with her father's aunt Harriet and cousin Frances in the city, to living on a Vermont farm with her mother's family, the Putneys, whose child-rearing practices had always seemed suspect to Harriet and her daughter. In her new rural life,...
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Feb 21, 2019 Anthony Trollope
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LibriVox recording of Linda Tressel by Anthony Trollope. Read in English by Simon Evers Linda Tressel lives a lonely life with her domineering aunt, Madame Staubach, in a large house in Nuremberg. Madame Staubach takes in the odious and much older Peter Steinmarc as a lodger and plans that Linda should marry him – entirely against Linda’s will. Meanwhile Linda falls in love with Ludovic Valcalm, a disreputable young man. The book follows Linda’s fortunes. - Summary by Simon Evers For...
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Feb 20, 2019 Charles Dickens
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LibriVox recording of The Old Curiosity Shop by Charles Dickens, Read by Mil Nicholson. Written in the years 1840 to 1841, when Dickens was twenty-eight years old, this is a ‘Road’ tale in the very best tradition. Little Nell Trent and her Grandfather are the main characters, who secretly set off from their home under cover of night, to escape the wicked dwarf Quilp. Pursued across England, their adventures lead them through poverty stricken city areas where several destitute people offer...
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Topics: novel, fiction, curiosity, shop, charles, dickens, audiobooks, librivox
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Feb 18, 2019 Alexandre Dumas
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Librivox recording of The Count of Monte Cristo , by Alexandre Dumas. The Count of Monte Cristo (French: Le Comte de Monte-Cristo ) is an adventure novel by Alexandre Dumas, père. It is often considered, along with The Three Musketeers , as Dumas's most popular work. The writing of the work was completed in 1844. Like many of his novels, it is expanded from the plot outlines suggested by his collaborating ghostwriter Auguste Maquet. The story takes place in France, Italy, islands in the...
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Feb 18, 2019 Zane Grey
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LibriVox recording of The Lone Star Ranger, by Zane Grey. Read by Mark F. Smith Buck Duane, son of a famous gunfighter, falls prey to the old problem - called out by a cowboy who wants to make trouble, Duane kills him and then must ride off to the lawless country near the Neuces River to escape being arrested and perhaps, hanged. His brief encounter with deadly gunplay has ignited a deep urging to repeat the adrenaline rush but is tempered by ghosts that haunt his sleep. He only dares to...
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Feb 15, 2019 Agnes Strickland, Elisabeth Strickland
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LibriVox recording of The Lives of the Queens of England, Volume 5 by Agnes Strickland and Elisabeth Strickland. Read in English by Ann Boulais The Lives of the Queens of England is a multi-volumed work attributed to Agnes Strickland, though it was mostly researched and written by her sister Elizabeth. These volumes give biographies of the queens of England from the Norman Conquest in 1066. Although by today's standards, it is not seen as a very scholarly work, the Stricklands used many sources...
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Feb 14, 2019 Frances Hodgson Burnett
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LibriVox recording of A Little Princess, by Frances Hodgson Burnett. Read by Karen Savage. Sara is brought to Miss Minchin's Select Seminary for Young Ladies by her father, Captain Crewe, because the climate in India doesn't agree with children. This is the story of her time at Miss Minchin's. (Summary by Karen Savage) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this...
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Feb 12, 2019 Alaric Alexander Watts
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LibriVox volunteers bring you 9 different recordings of The Siege of Belgrade by Alaric Alexander Watts. This was the weekly poetry project for the week of May 25th, 2008. For more information on the readers, please visit the catalog page: http://librivox.org/the-siege-of-belgrade-by-alaric-alexander-watts/ . For more free audiobooks, or to find out how you can volunteer, please visit librivox.org . Download M4B (8MB)
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Feb 7, 2019 Mildred A. Wirt-Benson
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LibriVox recording of Swamp Island by Mildred A. Wirt-Benson. Read in English by Bellona Times Late entry in the Penny Parker teen girl mystery series (1939-47) by one of the early ghostwriters (as Carolyn Keene) of Nancy Drew concerns an escaped embezzler, his revenge on the reporter whose articles helped convict him, and a long missing $50 grand. - Summary by BellonaTimes For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if...
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Feb 6, 2019 Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell
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LibriVox recording of Mary Barton: A Tale of Manchester Life (Version 2) by Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell. Read in English by Tony Foster "Mary Barton: A Tale of Manchester Life" was Mrs Gaskell's first full-length novel. It was published anonymously in that tumultuous year of political change, 1848 - only a few months after the Communist Manifesto co-authored by her fellow Manchester-resident, Friedrich Engels. Engels's experience as agent in his father's cotton-spinning factory...
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Feb 3, 2019 Anonymous
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LibriVox recording of A German Deserter's War Experience by Anonymous. (Translated by Julius Koettgen.) Read in English by Lee Smalley The author of this 1917 narrative, who escaped from Germany and military service after 14 months of fighting in France, did not wish to have his name made public, fearing reprisals against his relatives. The vivid description of the life of a common German soldier during “The Great War” aroused much interest when it was published in the United States in...
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Feb 1, 2019 Fyodor Dostoyevsky
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LibriVox recording of Crime and Punishment (version 2) by Fyodor Dostoyevsky. (Translated by Constance Garnett.) Read in English by Expatriate "Crime and Punishment" is a novel by the Russian author Fyodor Dostoyevsky. It was first published in the literary journal "The Russian Messenger" in twelve monthly installments during 1866. It was later published in a single volume. It is the second of Dostoyevsky's full-length novels following his return from ten years of exile in...
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Feb 1, 2019 Karl Marx; Friedrich Engels
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Librivox recording of The Communist Manifesto, by Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels. Read by Jon Ingram For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audiobooks, or to become a volunteer reader, please visit librivox.org/ . Download M4B (46MB) CD booklet Album Art CD booklet Album Art
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Jan 23, 2019 Robert W. Chambers
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LibriVox recording of In Search of the Unknown by Robert W. Chambers. Read in English by Peter Eastman Robert Chambers was a contemporary of Lovecraft, and this book consists of "weird supernatural tales" in a somewhat similar manner, except that the emphasis is on humor rather than horror. The narrator works for the newly opened Bronx Zoo in New York. He describes his adventures trying to obtain various rare specimens for the zoo's collection, animals that range from the merely...
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Jan 22, 2019 James Joyce
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LibriVox recording of Dubliners, by James Joyce. Read by Tadhg Hynes. Dubliners is a collection of 15 short stories by James Joyce, first published in 1914. They form a naturalistic depiction of Irish middle class life in and around Dublin in the early years of the 20th century. The stories were written when Irish nationalism was at its peak and a search for a national identity and purpose was raging; at a crossroads of history and culture, Ireland was jolted by various converging ideas and...
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Jan 22, 2019 Grace Livingston Hill
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LibriVox recording of Miranda by Grace Livingston Hill. Read in English by TriciaG The third book in the Marcia Schuyler/Miranda trilogy, this story focuses on the irrepressible Miranda Griscom. She has repeatedly rejected a wealthy suitor's proposals of marriage. The townsfolk are puzzled: why would she give up such a chance? But "jest plain, hombly, turn-upnose, freckle-faced, red-haired M'randy Griscom" has a long-secret love for a man who was accused of murder, whose escape she...
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Jan 22, 2019 Fergus Hume
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LibriVox recording of The Crimson Cryptogram by Fergus Hume. Read in English by Don W. Jenkins Young Dr Ellis, a struggling new physician, is enjoying a quiet evening smoking and enjoying conversation with his journalist friend Cass, when their mysterious neighbour, Mrs Moxton, bursts in upon them with startling news - her husband has been murdered! Rushing to the scene, the two men discover Mr Moxton, stabbed in the back. They investigate the body thoroughly, but find no real clues to his...
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Jan 22, 2019 Mabel Osgood Wright
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LibriVox recording of Flowers and Ferns in their Haunts, by Mabel Osgood Wright. Read by BellonaTimes. Pleasant non-fiction journey into the backwoods of the New England coastal countryside by the first president of the Connecticut Audubon Society, circa 1900. (Summary by BellonaTimes) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio...
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Jan 21, 2019 William Le Queux
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LibriVox recording of Hushed Up! A Mystery of London, by William Le Queux. Read by Tom Weiss. A young man, Owen Biddulph, is drawn to a beautiful young woman with a mysterious past... a past that seems to have returned to cause her disappearance! Is she his new found love or his nemesis? And who is this mysterious clergyman that warns him to avoid this young woman, at risk of his very life! What possible harm could this sweet young woman inflict? Written by one of the Masters of Mystery,...
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Jan 21, 2019 Maurice Leblanc
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A LibriVox audiobook of The Hollow Needle: Further Adventures of Arsene Lupin by Maurice Leblanc (translated by Alexander Teixeira de Mattos) Arsene Lupin returns in a wonderful story of disguises, love, and of course treasure. Once again, Lupin crosses paths with the famous Holmlock Shears. But this time Arsene matches wits with Isidore Beautrelet, Sixth-form Schoolboy. Every step that Lupin takes has Beautrelet right on his heels. Has Lupin finally met his match? Will Beautrelet discover the...
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Jan 20, 2019 Jean Webster
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LibriVox recording of The Four-Pools Mystery by Jean Webster. Read by Lucy Burgoyne. In The Four Pools Mystery the tyrannical plantation owner is deemed responsible for his own murder because of his mistreatment of the former slaves who continued in his employment after the war. Jean Webster (pseudonym for Alice Jane Chandler Webster) was born July 24, 1876 and died June 11, 1916. She was an American writer and author of many books including Daddy-Long-Legs and Dear Enemy. (Wiki) For further...
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Jan 17, 2019 Jack London
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LibriVox recording of The Sea Wolf, by Jack London. Read by Tom Crawford. The Sea-Wolf is a novel written in 1904 by American author Jack London. An immediate bestseller, the first printing of forty thousand copies was sold out before publication. Of it, Ambrose Bierce wrote "The great thing—and it is among the greatest of things—is that tremendous creation, Wolf Larsen... the hewing out and setting up of such a figure is enough for a man to do in one lifetime." (Summary by...
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Jan 16, 2019 Mark Twain
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Librivox recording of Adventures of Huckleberry Finn , by Mark Twain. Read by Annie Coleman . Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (1884) by Mark Twain is one of the truly great American novels, beloved by children, adults, and literary critics alike. The book tells the story of "Huck" Finn (first introduced as Tom Sawyer's sidekick in The Adventures of Tom Sawyer ), his friend Jim, and their journey down the Mississippi River on a raft. Both are on the run, Huck from his drunk and abusive...
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Jan 16, 2019 Warwick Deeping
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LibriVox recording of A Woman's War by Warwick Deeping. Read in English by Lynne T The fictional small English country town of Roxton boasts two doctors. This tale focuses on the struggles of their wives: Katherine and the "good" Dr. James Murchison and Betty and the "bad" Dr. Parker Steele. But, of course, no one is all good or all bad and there are hurdles to overcome, in this case in the form of alcoholism. The cost of the war between the two women is greater than either...
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Jan 16, 2019 George W. M. Reynolds
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LibriVox recording of The Mysteries of London Vol. III by George W. M. Reynolds. Read in English by Lynne T; Graynz; Jim Locke; littleoxfordst; Scott Kelley; Kathleen Moore; timli; Celine Major; Sheila; John; Rod Moss; Gillian Hendrie; edamerau; AndersSlotSoerensen ; DrPGould; Angela Ohlfest; Adele Pooley; antonygirgis; garybclayton; Deborah Balm; April6090; Martin Stout; Greg Giordano; spiritualbeing; deongines The Mysteries of London was a best-selling novel in mid-Victorian England,...
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Jan 13, 2019 George W. M. Reynolds
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LibriVox recording of The Mysteries of London Vol. II by George W. M. Reynolds. Read in English by Lynne T; Evan; Jaiden; Jeremiah Sutherland; Honnha Newberry; jftocanada; Jude Somers; Kate Follis; Kathi Reynolds; jenno; Layla Montipay; dg73; Atyourservice; michelekilpatrick; Doug Fajardo; Andee; Kathleen Moore; Mike Manolakes; VfkaBT; Mike Pelton; Linda Johnson; JasonIvey; John Demetre; Ruby; Kalynda; ABFries; Larry Wilson The Mysteries of London was a best-selling novel in mid-Victorian...
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Jan 13, 2019 Epictetus, tr. Elizabeth Carter
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Epictetus (Greek: Επικτητος: c.55–c.135) was a Greek Stoic philosopher. The name given by his parents, if one was given, is not known - the word epiktetos in Greek simply means "acquired." Epictetus spent his youth as a slave in Rome to Epaphroditos, a very wealthy freedman of Nero. Even as a slave, Epictetus used his time productively, studying Stoic Philosophy under Musonius Rufus. He was eventually freed and lived a relatively hard life in ill health in Rome. So far as...
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Jan 12, 2019 José Rizal
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LibriVox recording of Noli Me Tangere, by José Rizal, translated by Charles Derbyshire. Read by Availle. Noli Me Tangere (Latin for Touch Me Not) is a novel by the National Hero of the Philippines, Dr. José Rizal. It was originally written in Spanish, and first published in Germany in 1887. Noli Me Tangere exposed the corruption and abuse of the Spanish government and clergy towards the Philippine people and the ills of the Philippine society. This novel, and its sequel El Filibusterismo were...
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Jan 9, 2019 George W. M. Reynolds
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LibriVox recording of The Mysteries of London Part 2 by George W. M. Reynolds. Read in English by Dave Wills The Mysteries of London was a best-selling novel in mid-Victorian England. The first series was published in weekly instalments from 1844-46, priced at a penny each. Serialised novels sold in this way were known as Penny Dreadfuls … without any claim to literary greatness, they sought to provide ongoing entertainment for the popular audience. When first published, this book was...
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Jan 8, 2019 Anna Katharine Green
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LibriVox recording of The Forsaken Inn by Anna Katharine Green. Read in English by Richard Kilmer Told from the perspective of a Mrs. Truax, the owner of an inn during the time of the American and French Revolutions, "The Forsaken Inn" is a locked-room mystery that keeps readers guessing about what has happened. A young couple stays at the inn for the night, and goes on their way in the morning ... and several years later, the bride's body is found in a secret room of the inn. Yet,...
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Jan 6, 2019 W. Clark Russell
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LibriVox recording of Abandoned , By William Clark Russell. We meet Miss Lucretia Lane as she is dressing for her marriage to Captain Francis Reynolds of the British Merchant Service. Though he loves her truly, she has severe misgivings. She goes through with the wedding in spite of this, but refuses to live with her new husband, and cannot be enticed or cajoled to do so. Then on the day the Captain is scheduled to ship out, she receives word that he has been gravely injured and his dying...
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Jan 5, 2019 Baroness Emmuska Orczy
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LibriVox recording of The Scarlet Pimpernel, by Baroness Emmuska Orczy. Read by Karen Savage. The classic story of the adventures of the Scarlet Pimpernel in Revolutionary France. (Summary by Karen Savage) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. Download M4B part 1(115MB) Download M4B part 2(101MB)
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Jan 3, 2019 Aesop
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Librivox recording of Aesop's Fables, Volume 1 (Fables 1-25). Dating back to the 6th century BC, Aesop's Fables tell universal truths through the use of simple allegories that are easily understood. Though almost nothing is known of Aesop himself, and some scholars question whether he existed at all, these stories stand as timeless classics known in almost every culture in the world. This is volume 1 of 12. (Summary by Chip) Read by: Introduction: Chip Fables 1-2: Joplin Fables 3-4: Kristin...
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Jan 2, 2019 T. W. Ford; J. Lloyd Conrich; Cliff Campbell; David Goodis; Wilbur S. Peacock; Roy Giles; Harry Stein; Matt Rand
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LibriVox recording of Hooded Detective: 6 Action Packed Pulp Detective Stories by T. W. Ford; J. Lloyd Conrich; Cliff Campbell; David Goodis; Wilbur S. Peacock; Roy Giles; Harry Stein; Matt Rand. Read in English by dg73; Delmar H Dolbier; Scotty Smith; deongines; Jennifer Fournier; Larry Wilson Evil lurks in the hearts and minds of men and many nefarious schemes are hatched by these gangsters, mob bosses and super villains. But thankfully, equally brave, talented detectives (some of them...
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Jan 2, 2019
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Librivox recording of Prime Numbers A recording of the first 2000 prime numbers (2-17389). Recommended listening for math fanatics and insomniacs! For more free audiobooks, or to become a volunteer reader, please visit librivox.org . Download M4B (412MB)
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Jan 2, 2019 Poul Anderson
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LibriVox recording of Security, by Poul Anderson. Read by Gregg Margarite (1957-2012). “Security”, tells the story of a compartmentalized government physicist ordered by secret police to complete experiments aimed at developing a new weapon. He is brought to a hidden space station and put in charge of the project but there are many questions. In a world of spies watching spies it’s sometimes hard to know what’s patriotic. -- Poul Anderson was a Golden Age Science Fiction and Fantasy...
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Jan 1, 2019 Lewis Carroll
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LibriVox recording of The Hunting of the Snark (Version 3) by Lewis Carroll. Read in English by Phil Chenevert The Hunting of the Snark - "An Agony in 8 Fits" is typically categorized as a nonsense poem written by Lewis Carroll, the pen name of Charles Lutwidge Dodgson. Written from 1874 to 1876, the poem borrows the setting, some creatures, and eight portmanteau words from Carroll's earlier poem "Jabberwocky" in his children's novel Through the Looking Glass. Carroll often...
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Dec 31, 2018 Mildred A. Wirt Benson
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LibriVox recording of Hoofbeats on the Turnpike by Mildred A. Wirt Benson. Read in English by Cheryl Adam Penny Parker is a teen-aged sleuth and amateur reporter with an uncanny knack for uncovering and solving unusual, sometimes bizarre mysteries. The only daughter of widower Anthony Parker, publisher of the "Riverview Star," Penny has been raised to be self-sufficient, outspoken, innovative, and extraordinarily tenacious. Her cheerful, chatty manner belies a shrewd and keenly...
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Dec 31, 2018 Mildred A. Wirt-Benson
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LibriVox recording of Behind the Green Door by Mildred A. Wirt-Benson. Read in English by Cheryl Adam Penny Parker is a teen-aged sleuth and amateur reporter with an uncanny knack for uncovering and solving unusual, sometimes bizarre mysteries. The only daughter of widower Anthony Parker, publisher of the "Riverview Star," Penny has been raised to be self-sufficient, outspoken, innovative, and extraordinarily tenacious. Her cheerful, chatty manner belies a shrewd and keenly observant...
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Dec 30, 2018 Charles Goddard & Paul Dickey
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LibriVox volunteers present a dramatic recording of The Ghost Breaker by Charles Goddard and Paul Dickey. Dramatic Reading read by a full cast. The Ghost Breaker is a drama and haunted house horror complete with heroes, villains, and a Princess. The Ghost Breaker was originally a screenplay and would later be made a drama film directed by Cecil B. DeMille. (Summary by Linette Geisel) Cast: Narrator: Linette Geisel Warren; Ghost Breaker and Kentuckian hero: Bill Mosley Maria Theresa, Princess of...
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Dec 29, 2018 Melville Davisson Post
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LibriVox recording of Selected Uncle Abner Mysteries by Melville Davisson Post. Read in English by Winston Tharp Fourteen mysteries from the pages of the Saturday Evening Post, the Metropolitan, Red Book, and Pictorial Review magazines featuring Uncle Abner, who solves crimes in the pre-Civil War West Virginia hill country. His weapons are keen observation, logic, and a fundamentalist’s belief in the victory of good over evil. Post’s historical mysteries have been favorably compared to...
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